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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 80

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • May 23

    SEC Charges Former LPL Advisor With Fraud

    SEC Charges Former LPL Advisor With Fraud
    On May 23, 2013, the SEC charged a former LPL Financial LLC advisor, Blake Richards, with fraud and misappropriating $2 million from at least six clients.  The SEC filed the civil complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern…
  • May 6

    Wells Fargo Settles Medical Capital Class Action for $105 Million

    Wells Fargo Settles Medical Capital Class Action for $105 Million
    InvestmentNews reports that Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $105 million in a class action lawsuit brought by investors who purchased Medical Capital notes.  The notes turned out to be a fraudulent medical receivables scheme. The…
  • Apr 23

    Front-End Bonus Payments May Need To Be Disclosed

    Front-End Bonus Payments May Need To Be Disclosed
    If your broker or financial adviser told you he was moving to another brokerage firm and asked you to move your account there, would you want to know if he was being paid thousands or millions of dollars to make the move?  The Financial…
Rank this Week: 153

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    When Do Social Media Posts Violate Employees’ Non-Solicitation Provisions?

    When Do Social Media Posts Violate Employees’ Non-Solicitation Provisions?
    The following is a guest post from Richard Escoffery, a partner at Elarbee Thompson, a labor, employment and complex commercial litigation law firm. Twenty years ago, while in law school at Emory, Mr. Escoffery was a research assistant in our…
  • Apr 11

    Fiery crash as FedEx truck jumps median into bus load of students: 10 dead, 37 Injured

    Fiery crash as FedEx truck jumps median into bus load of students: 10 dead, 37 Injured
    In my truck and bus crash practice in Atlanta, I have worked on some horrible crash cases. One was the Bluffton University baseball team bus crash several years ago. In that Atlanta case a tour bus carrying 33 members of the college baseball…
  • Apr 9

    New Georgia law seeks crack-down on use of “runners” to solicit injury victim

    New Georgia law seeks crack-down on use of “runners” to solicit injury victim
    This year the Georgia legislature enacted a statute to make the second offense of using a runner to solicit a personal injury case a felony. It’s at least a step in the right direction. It now awaits Governor Deal’s signature. Too…
Rank this Week: 162

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 14

    Our New Website

    Our New Website
    We have a new website! We’ve been working hard on our new site and hope you like it. Although the content is still very similar to our old website, you’ll notice that we have a new design, and that some information may not be in…
  • Apr 10

    Art in the Library: Die Fuchse (The Fox)

    Art in the Library: Die Fuchse (The Fox)
    Venture up the steps into the “quiet zone” and you’ll find Die Fuchse (The Fox) gracing the wall to your right. This piece was created by painter and printmaker, Franz Marc, in 1913. Marc often used animals as subjects in…
  • Apr 8

    Law Library Survey

    Law Library Survey
    It’s that time of the year again. The sun is starting to shine, college basketball is over, and the annual Law Library Spring Survey has just been posted. While it might not seem like the most fun activity ever, taking time to fill out…
Rank this Week: 191

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 17

    All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens going to trial in disability discrimination case

    All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens going to trial in disability discrimination case
    DEAR READERS: Because of the Easter holiday, this will be my "Friday" blog post. I'll be back to my regular schedule next week.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is going to get a jury trial against Walgreens in a disability…
  • Apr 11

    Who needs HR? We all do.

    Who needs HR? We all do.
    An article by Lauren Weber and Rachel Feintzeig in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal caught a lot of attention -- it was about companies that have made the decision to do without a Human Resources function. The idea drew some positive response on…
  • Apr 8

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption
    ROBIN’S NOTE: I am happy to feature as a guest blogger today Tommy Eden from Constangy’s offices in Opelika, Alabama, and West Point, Georgia. Tommy drafts DOT and state-specific drug testing policies for clients nationwide, and…
Rank this Week: 207

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 268

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 379

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    FDA Warns Dewmar International Over Melatonin in Lean

    FDA Warns Dewmar International Over Melatonin in Lean
    Here's the FDA Warning Letter:The FDA has reviewed the regulatory status of the ingredients declared on the label of your beverage products, Lean Slow Motion…Potion (Easta Pink, Purp, and Yella varieties) and has determined your…
  • Apr 13

    Lite Fit USA: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient (FDA)

    Lite Fit USA: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient (FDA)
    News from the FDA on an over the counter supplement:The FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use Lite Fit USA. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Lite Fit USA contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was…
  • Apr 8

    Wisconsin Lawyer Jay Urban: Investigating Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Company Illnesses -Cheese Recall Lawsuit

    Wisconsin Lawyer Jay Urban: Investigating Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Company Illnesses -Cheese Recall Lawsuit
    My friend Jay Urban, whose practice is in Milwaukee, WI is investigating a listeriosis outbreak involving Crave Brothers Cheese Company.  His number is  414-906-1700. The Listeriosis outbreak was linked to…
Rank this Week: 483

Atlanta Divorce Attorney Blog

Atlanta Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law issues such as Alimony, Annulment, Divorce, Custody, and Family Law Case updates. By Meriwether & Tharp, LLP.

http://www.atlantadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Celebrity Divorce - Ice Skater Johnny Weir

    Celebrity Divorce - Ice Skater Johnny Weir
    The messy and bitter divorce of ice skater Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov has been garnering headlines for weeks. They have continuously slammed each other both in the press and in court documents and can’t seem to agree upon anything…
  • Apr 4

    Celebrity Family Law Chronicles: Simon Cowell

    Celebrity Family Law Chronicles: Simon Cowell
    In a previous post, I discussed the benefits of settling your divorce case versus having a divorce trial where a Judge will decide all issues. An example of why settlement is beneficial can be seen in the case of Simon Cowell and his…
  • Mar 31

    Deposition Etiquette - Justin Bieber

    Deposition Etiquette - Justin Bieber
    If you are involved in a family law case, it is possible that you will have to testify under oath in a deposition, hearing and/or final trial. Testifying under oath in any of these formats can be stressful and may fuel the fire in an already…
Rank this Week: 477

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 465

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law news, chapter 7 and chapter 13. Published By The Law Offices of Betty Nguyen Davis, LLC

http://www.atlantabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    How Long After Getting in a Car Accident Should I Get Medical Treatment?

    How Long After Getting in a Car Accident Should I Get Medical Treatment?
    When you are injured in a car accident that was caused by another person, you should definitely seek medical attention as soon as possible in order to ensure that your personal injury claim is as strong as it can be. Making a personal…
  • Oct 14

    Personal injury exemptions under Georgia bankruptcy law

    Personal injury exemptions under Georgia bankruptcy law
    Many Atlanta personal injury attorneys have called me expressing concern when their clients filed bankruptcy and also have a pending personal injury claim. Bankruptcy certainly does complicate the process of making a claim for personal…
  • Oct 10

    Is Keeping Your House Really Best For You When Filing Bankruptcy?

    Is Keeping Your House Really Best For You When Filing Bankruptcy?
    One of the most common questions I get from clients is if they can file bankruptcy and keep their houses. Because most people are very attached to their homes, it can be very difficult to make an objective decision. Chapter 13 bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 727

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Covers Georgia car accidents and personal injury law. By the Wallace Law Firm, L.L.C.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 26

    This Couple Thought They Could Pull the Wool Over the Government's Eye

    This Couple Thought They Could Pull the Wool Over the Government's Eye
    An Iowa couple may be feeling a bit sheepish now that they have to repay the Government $1,376,670 they collected in subsidies for sheep they did not own. The sheepless couple was apparently trying to take advantage of subsidies administered…
  • Jan 24

    Maryland Company Accused of Letting Non-Doctor Read X-Ray

    Maryland Company Accused of Letting Non-Doctor Read X-Ray
    When he was 11, my son broke his thumb playing football. We took him straight for an x-ray. The doctors set his bone and gave him a cast, which delighted him because he got it in camouflage color and it meant he did not have to take notes…
  • Jan 14

    Whistleblower Reveals Fraud Against Special Ed Kid

    Whistleblower Reveals Fraud Against Special Ed Kid
    I hate it when I see fraud against the Government, but I hate it even more when I see fraud against kids. I want to congratulate my friend and fellow whistleblower lawyer Ross Brooks for some great work he did in a suit that tried to stop…
Rank this Week: 751

News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Apr 15

    Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlement

    Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlement
    Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific Corp, C.R. Bard Inc. and Endo Health Solutions Inc. all face large […]The post Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlements appeared first on .
  • Apr 14

    Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant

    Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant
    Alli maker GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all Alli weight loss products from U.S. and Puerto […]The post Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant appeared first on .
  • Apr 14

    Wheel Separation Accidents: Usually Not Just Freak Episode

    Wheel Separation Accidents: Usually Not Just Freak Episode
    It may seem highly unlikely, but wheels suddenly detach from moving cars and trucks more often than […]The post Wheel Separation Accidents: Usually Not Just Freak Episodes appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1015

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Poor Psychiatric Care Blamed for Killing

    Poor Psychiatric Care Blamed for Killing
    Our Atlanta medical malpractice lawyers read about a sad case of an elderly couple failed by the psychiatric care system at a Georgia hospital. The tragic, and possibly avoidable, case involves Alex Blatt, a 70 year old who killed his wife of…
  • Apr 1

    Settlement for Electrocution Wrongful Death

    Settlement for Electrocution Wrongful Death
    Our Atlanta wrongful death lawyers read about the tragic case of Adriana Rhine who was electrocuted to death at a fountain on a Georgia college. Adriana was 19 years old and with her three year old son, Zi'Quan, on campus. The tragic…
  • Mar 13

    Widow Wins Pastor's Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Widow Wins Pastor's Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Our Atlanta wrongful death lawyers recently read about the conclusion of a trial in a tragic case where a young pastor, 28-year-old Jonathan Ayers, was shot and killed when he inadvertently walked into a drug investigation. Mr. Ayers, a…
Rank this Week: 1007

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 944

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide…
Rank this Week: 845

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Hospital Bills after a Car Accident Argument

    Hospital Bills after a Car Accident Argument
    Our Firm sponsored a legal writing contest on the topic of the disparity in medical bills for the uninsured vs. the insured. Here is the winning entry following the question. Question: Your client is a 25 year old female waitress without…
  • Mar 18

    Uber Car Accident Insurance

    Uber Car Accident Insurance
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article on the legal exposure that companies like Uber and Lyft might face for car accidents. One of the grey areas was when is an Uber X driver "under dispatch" and therefore when does the commercial policy apply…
  • Mar 15

    Causation and the Butterfly Effect; How Far Will the Law Stretch?

    Causation and the Butterfly Effect; How Far Will the Law Stretch?
    I had a friend ask the other day about a tragic case involving a person who was badly hurt in a car accident. The plaintiff some months later overdosed on their medication that had been prescribed for the injury. The lawyer wanted to know if…
Rank this Week: 1121

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Apr 8

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life
    The hunt continues for the driver of a white, late model pickup truck in Georgia. Officials say the motorist is responsible for callously striking two young children in DeKalb County Saturday afternoon as they waited on the sidewalk, near the…
  • Mar 31

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year
    In recent years, many states, including the state of Georgia, have placed an even greater emphasis on the importance of curbing instances of distracted and drunken driving. Millions of dollars have spent on ad campaigns designed to directly…
  • Feb 25

    Father Charged in Death of Own Child in Smyrna, Georgia DUI Car Accident

    Father Charged in Death of Own Child in Smyrna, Georgia DUI Car Accident
    Fatal car accidents occurring as the result of a motorist driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol are always tragic. Just as unfortunate, is when the resulting car crash claims not only the lives of other, innocent motorists but also…
Rank this Week: 1364

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Mar 26

    Case law update: gifting in Georgia for specific purpose

    Case law update: gifting in Georgia for specific purpose
    Under Georgia law, a gift can be made for a specific purpose without the necessity of a trust. OCGA § 44-5-87. However, if it appears that the expressed purpose of the gift cannot be accomplished, then the law imposes a trust over…
  • Dec 30

    Georgia changes to partition statute enshrine sentimentality in law

    Georgia changes to partition statute enshrine sentimentality in law
    It is a time-honored rule of common law that parties are not usually compensated for emotional loss, and the rule is only overcome by statute, as in cases of severe emotional distress. Likewise, our land title law has so evolved to favor…
  • Oct 11

    He had a power of attorney; there's nothing I can do . . . 

    He had a power of attorney; there's nothing I can do . . . 
     . . . or is there?Often, a child or close friend of an elderly person will be granted a power of attorney to help the elder handle her financial affairs. Such power of attorney is usually quite broad, granting the trusted agent the…
Rank this Week: 1315

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1063

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Comments on health care law. By Kevin S. Little P.C.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
  • Mar 12

    Possible Delay of the Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate

    Possible Delay of the Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate
    House Republicans gained the support of 27 Democrats and passed The Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Simple (SIMPLE) Fairness Act (H.R. 4118), a bill that would delay for one year the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual…
  • Feb 24

    Navigating Troubled Waters: Five Tips for Physician Practice Breakups and Departure

    Navigating Troubled Waters: Five Tips for Physician Practice Breakups and Departure
    Medical practice breakups and physician departures are inevitable. Some are the result of professional or personal disputes, and others are simply the result of practical or economic realities or life events (disability, death, retirement,…
  • Feb 18

    Medical Practice Compliance 101

    Medical Practice Compliance 101
    Patients tend to see physicians only as providers of care -- meeting their medical needs. The reality is that a physician's efforts to stay compliant with regulations and laws may consume as much or more time than actually rendering care.…
Rank this Week: 1049

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1294

Tuck the Law Dog

Tuck the Law Dog

Tuck is a legal beagle who works in a law office in Georgia. Tuck muses on animal rights, animal law, animal health, recent animal cruelty cases in all 50 states, and current events pertaining to animal rights and health (mainly dogs).

http://tuckthelawdog.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 24

    Cold Dog Days in North Georgia!

    Cold Dog Days in North Georgia!
    Make sure all Anipals stay inside under a “bankie”! Momma and I donated these to our local Cherokee County Animal Shelter, in Canton, Georgia, for dogs “Gotcha Day”. Please-Adopt, don’t Shop! Luv, Tuck
  • Jan 1

    To a Happy and Healthy New Year: Dog, Cat, Anipal! 2014

    To a Happy and Healthy New Year: Dog, Cat, Anipal! 2014
    I pray all my Anipals will have a healthy new year. Please, please, please read all pet food and treat labels. Check the ingredients. If you are unfamiliar with an ingredient-research. There is so much information out there-at your fingertips…
  • Dec 25

    Merry Christmas 2013!

    Merry Christmas 2013!
    May you have a blessed day.
Rank this Week: 1343

Wall Street Investment Fraud…

Wall Street Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, and other scams. By The Doss Firm.

http://www.wallstreetinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
  • Jan 13

    STIFEL NICOLAUS AND CENTURY SECURITIES CONSENT TO FINES OVER IMPROPER SALES OF LEVERAGED AND INVERSE ETFS

    STIFEL NICOLAUS AND CENTURY SECURITIES CONSENT TO FINES OVER IMPROPER SALES OF LEVERAGED AND INVERSE ETFS
    According to a recent news release, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated and an affiliate $550,000 ordered them to pay approximately $475,000 in restitution to 65 customers…
  • Jan 9

    J. P. Morgan Chase Avoids Criminal Prosecution for Hosting Madoff Fraud

    J. P. Morgan Chase Avoids Criminal Prosecution for Hosting Madoff Fraud
    Banking giant J. P. Morgan Chase has reached a deal with federal prosecutors to avoid criminal prosecution for its role in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. According to the prosecutors, J. P. Morgan, which had custody of Madoff accounts,…
  • Jan 9

    FINRA IDENTIFIES AREAS OF CONCERN FOR INVESTORS

    FINRA IDENTIFIES AREAS OF CONCERN FOR INVESTORS
    Each year, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) publishes a letter to the financial services industry identifying its regulatory and examination priorities. FINRA is the industry's "self-regulatory organization," which is…
Rank this Week: 1214

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Choking

    Choking
    Choking is a common occurrence in Nursing Homes. Nursing Homes and their staff have a duty under the standard of care to prevent an elderly resident from choking on his or her food. It can be prevented with proper care. Many nursing home…
  • Mar 3

    Fall

    Fall
    Falls occur in nursing homes. Falls can increase with age. Falls can be prevented. Bed alarms, floor mats, toileting plans, and regular nursing observations and an appropriate care plan can prevent falls. The nursing home has the duty under…
  • Feb 20

    Making Nursing Homes a Safer Place

    Making Nursing Homes a Safer Place
    Throughout Georgia our elderly are being mistreated and abused. Elderly residents are living in dangerous environments. Their Resident Rights, Quality of Life, and Dignity are being trampled upon. Just in the past year alone, I have…
Rank this Week: 2032

Social Security Disability Lawyer…

Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Social Security disability claims. By Louis B. Lusk.

http://www.social-security-disability-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Disability Due to Thrombocytopenia

    Disability Due to Thrombocytopenia
    Scrapes, bumps, and bruises are a part of everyday life, but for some individuals, scrapes, bumps, and bruises can be life threatening. Individuals with thrombocytopenia, or low platelet counts, face challenges to their health from everyday…
  • Apr 11

    Chronic Venous Insufficiency Can Lead to Disability

    Chronic Venous Insufficiency Can Lead to Disability
    Swelling ankles and varicose veins can be signs of a circulatory problem. If veins become damaged and the walls weaken and the valves inside the veins don't close properly, an individual has chronic venous insufficiency.Symptoms Chronic…
  • Apr 3

    Social Security Establishes New Fraud Detection Program

    Social Security Establishes New Fraud Detection Program
    Fraud in the Social Security Disability program has been in the news a lot lately. From the scandals in Puerto Rico to New York City, a need for fraud prevention and detection has been identified. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of…
Rank this Week: 2161

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By P. Charles Scholle, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Distracted Driving Caused Cobb County Fatality

    Distracted Driving Caused Cobb County Fatality
    There is no doubt that distracted driving has become a dangerous practice among drivers throughout the country and within Georgia and the metro Atlanta area. Perhaps it is human nature to believe that we are above any tragedy that could occur…
  • Apr 11

    Teens Students' College Trip Ends in Bus Crash Tragedy

    Teens Students' College Trip Ends in Bus Crash Tragedy
    The Atlanta area has experienced its share of tragic accidents and their impact, including the heartbreaking accident that occurred two years ago in Florida in which several members of one Fulton County family were killed or injured. The loss…
  • Apr 6

    Dangerous Lane Changes Cause Tractor-Trailer to Roll

    Dangerous Lane Changes Cause Tractor-Trailer to Roll
    Late last month, a major accident occurred in Gwinnett County during the morning commute. As it happens, I was traveling nearby at the time and ended up behind the back-up and closures that resulted from this crash. This crash involved a…
Rank this Week: 1674

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    College Athletes Determined to Be Employees By NLRB

    College Athletes Determined to Be Employees By NLRB
    Recently, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that the college football players at Northwestern should be considered “employees” of the University and entitled to organize. This decision may have significant implications for…
  • Apr 7

    Are The McDonald's Corporation and Franchise Owners “Joint Employers”?

    Are The McDonald's Corporation and Franchise Owners “Joint Employers”?
    Seven class action Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits are pending against McDonald's Corporation and numerous McDonald's franchises alleging wage and hour violations. The FLSA requires that employers pay at least minimum wage and…
  • Mar 26

    President Obama Seeks To Amend FLSA

    President Obama Seeks To Amend FLSA
    President Barack Obama has just released a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of Labor to "propose revisions to modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations” aimed at revising the federal Fair Labor Standards…
Rank this Week: 1550

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Are Pre-Employment Credit Checks Discriminatory?

    Are Pre-Employment Credit Checks Discriminatory?
    Did you have to submit to a credit check when you applied for a job? Many employee advocates are pushing to have such practices banned as potential employment discrimination. As explained by one observer – “How can you pay your…
  • Apr 7

    Essential Functions of One’s Job Not Dependent Exclusively on Stated Job Requirement

    Essential Functions of One’s Job Not Dependent Exclusively on Stated Job Requirement
    The question of what constitutes an “essential function” of one’s job is a pivotal inquiry in many disability discrimination cases filed under Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended by the ADAAA Amendments Act of 2008…
  • Mar 31

    11th Circuit Remands Case to Determine What's an Essential Function Under The ADA

    11th Circuit Remands Case to Determine What's an Essential Function Under The ADA
    A recent disability discrimination case evaluated whether a Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetic man could maintain his claim for disability discrimination against Federal Express Corporation “FedEx” under the Americans with…
Rank this Week: 1912

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Apr 14

    Cobb to Speak at AGC Construction Professionals Conference

    Cobb to Speak at AGC Construction Professionals Conference
    It’s not too late!  Although over 325 construction professionals have already signed up to attend, the AGC Georgia (the Associated General Contractors of Georgia) still has space for you to participate in it’s inaugural…
  • Apr 9

    Construction Law Symposium in New Orleans!

    Construction Law Symposium in New Orleans!
    This is an exciting week at the Cobb Law Group; our materialmen’s lien and payment bond lawyer, Mark Cobb, will be attending the ABA (American Bar Association)’s Forum on the Construction industry’s Annual Meeting in New…
  • Apr 4

    GA Court of Appeals–If Contractor Does Not Give Notice, Then No Additional Claims Allowed

    GA Court of Appeals–If Contractor Does Not Give Notice, Then No Additional Claims Allowed
    by Mark A. Cobb Last week, the Georgia Court of Appeals decided Western Surety Company v. Department of Transportation holding that a construction contract’s claim notice provisions were enforceable which, in turn, invalidated the prime…
Rank this Week: 1593

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 14

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case
    Medical malpractice occurs when a physician fails to observe a commonly accepted "standard of care" and that failure is the "proximate cause" of a subsequent injury sustained by the patient. The question of causation is normally decided by a…
  • Apr 4

    Georgia Appeals Court Absolves Hotel Chain of Liability in Bathtub Accident

    Georgia Appeals Court Absolves Hotel Chain of Liability in Bathtub Accident
    Most hotels and motels are affiliated with a national brand such as Hilton or Marriott. This means that individual hotels are owned and operated locally but comply with certain standards imposed by the national brand. Recently, the Georgia…
  • Mar 31

    Georgia Appeals Court Reinstates "Phantom Driver" Lawsuit

    Georgia Appeals Court Reinstates "Phantom Driver" Lawsuit
    What happens when you get in an automobile accident where the other driver is never identified? If you have uninsured motorist coverage, your insurer should cover the damages. Georgia law defines a vehicle as uninsured when "the owner or…
Rank this Week: 1472

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    US Supreme Court issues ruling on domestic violence weapons ban

    US Supreme Court issues ruling on domestic violence weapons ban
    The United States Supreme Court ruled late last month that a 1996 law prohibiting people who have been convicted of domestic violence may not later possess a firearm, regardless of whether the underlying case included evidence of actual…
  • Apr 4

    Georgia law enforcement notes an uptick in I-75 drug arrest

    Georgia law enforcement notes an uptick in I-75 drug arrest
    Interstate travel is common in the United States. The interstate highway system facilitates the easy flow of traffic across state lines. But, law enforcement may often conduct traffic stops on the highway. Residents of Georgia and many other…
  • Mar 28

    Georgia teacher accused of federal child pornography offense

    Georgia teacher accused of federal child pornography offense
    Any kind of criminal charge may lead to significant consequences. But, when it comes to allegations of child pornography, a person may face issues that do not necessarily arise with many other types of criminal allegations. The impact on…
Rank this Week: 2263

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Danger to Southern Poultry Workers Highlighted in Congressional Testimony

    Danger to Southern Poultry Workers Highlighted in Congressional Testimony
    In response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposal to increase line speeds at factories specializing in poultry evisceration, advocates with the Southern Poverty Law Center testified before the Inter-American Commission on Human…
  • Apr 4

    Fighting for Ongoing Medical Coverage for Work-Related Injury

    Fighting for Ongoing Medical Coverage for Work-Related Injury
    A worker who suffers an on-the-job injury may feel the physical and emotional effects of that incident for many years to come. But even when a worker successfully secures the initial benefits, obtaining coverage for subsequent treatments can…
  • Mar 30

    Delayed Crane Safety Requirements Increase Georgia Construction Accident Risk

    Delayed Crane Safety Requirements Increase Georgia Construction Accident Risk
    Last summer, a 21-year-old worker was killed in a Macon crane accident, after the arm of the crane snapped and pinned him against a trailer. Then just recently, crews at an Atlanta sewage plant suffered a scare when a crane collapsed in the…
Rank this Week: 2224

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Jury Duty: The Tenet of the American Judicial System

    Jury Duty: The Tenet of the American Judicial System
    I read with horror the article in today's Fulton County Daily Report, our legal news organ, about a lawyer who received a summons for jury duty in DeKalb County and who then promptly and arrogantly emailed the judge informing the judge, Hon.…
  • Mar 13

    Judge or Jury? Which Would You Prefer Decide Your Fate?

    Judge or Jury? Which Would You Prefer Decide Your Fate?
    I have been watching with great interest news reports on the Oscar Pistorius trial that is going on right now in South Africa. Oscar is known as the "Blade Runner" as he runs on prosthetic legs and was the first person with prosthetics to run…
  • Mar 10

    What is the Value of the Life of a Teacher? Is is Worth a Major League Baseball Player's Salary?

    What is the Value of the Life of a Teacher? Is is Worth a Major League Baseball Player's Salary?
    As a plaintiff's personal injury trial lawyer in Georgia, I often represent the loved ones of someone who was killed in a car or tractor-trailer wreck. More and more of my trials in Georgia now involve the death of someone due to someone…
Rank this Week: 2056

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 1474

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Apr 2

    The King’s Term

    The King’s Term
    There is a scene in Mel Gibson’s Braveheart where the British and Scottish armies mass at a battlefield, ready to wage war.  Before the actual battle ensues, the head of the British army speaks with an underling who urges his…
  • Mar 31

    Opening Day 2014

    Opening Day 2014
    Today is Opening Day for the 2014 big league baseball season.  If there’s one change I’d like to see in the way baseball games are played and broadcast it is in the length and pace of the game.  Hitters as ……
  • Feb 16

    Almost a “One Man Terror”

    Almost a “One Man Terror”
    In my library is a compilation of Hemingway’s works as a journalist, entitled “By-Line: Ernest Hemingway” (Scribners 1967).  I came across it in a used bookstore in lower Manhattan years ago, although I suspect the…
Rank this Week: 1676

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Mar 18

    Georgia Habeas Corpus and the 1st Amendment

    Georgia Habeas Corpus and the 1st Amendment
    The Volokh Conspiracy has post up about Strine v. Delaware Coalition for Open Government, Inc., a case the tests whether a Delaware statute that provides that judges may act as arbitrators in civil cases is constitutional under the First…
  • Mar 1

    The Judge as 13th Juror: Thoughts on the Fayette Rape Controversy

    The Judge as 13th Juror: Thoughts on the Fayette Rape Controversy
    Last week, a motion for new trial made news when Hon. Christopher J. McFadden granted a new trial after finding that the verdict was “strongly against the weight of the evidence.” The State’s reaction was three-fold. First,…
  • Jan 11

    Where Fundamentalism and the Law Meet Somebody is Headed to Prison

    Where Fundamentalism and the Law Meet Somebody is Headed to Prison
    Legislators in Virginia are contemplating changes to the law in response to MacDonald v. Moose (4th Cir. 2013), a case that struck down Virginia’s law that prohibited non-genital sex generally. Specifically, legislation has been…
Rank this Week: 2047

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Mar 4

    Bankruptcy Often the Least Desireable Option to Eliminate Student Loan Debt

    Bankruptcy Often the Least Desireable Option to Eliminate Student Loan Debt
    I recently received this email from a prospective client (“Jane”) seeking to have her student loans discharged in bankruptcy.  Do you see the problems with this case? I am permanently disabled due to cognitive decline…
  • Feb 5

    How to Stop a Wage Garnishment in Georgia and Get Your Money Back

    How to Stop a Wage Garnishment in Georgia and Get Your Money Back
    Almost without exception my clients who are subject to wage garnishment in Georgia report that they feel “violated” or “horrified” by discovering that 25% of their take home pay 1 has been seized by a creditor.  I…
  • Jan 27

    Why Must my Chapter 13 Include an Employer Payroll Deduction?

    Why Must my Chapter 13 Include an Employer Payroll Deduction?
    Have you made the decision to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?  If so, you should understand that Chapter 13 serves as a bankruptcy court approved and supervised payment plan.  The court approved and supervised part is important…
Rank this Week: 1557

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Robert J. Fleming, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    9 Specialties In Dentistry

    9 Specialties In Dentistry
    As an Atlanta lawyer who litigates many dental malpractice cases, I receive calls from many potential clients who have been seriously injured in the dental chair. Many times, the potential client was treated by a general dentist when the…
  • Feb 6

    1 out of 10 Dental Nerve Injuries Caused by Implant

    1 out of 10 Dental Nerve Injuries Caused by Implant
    According to a recent article out of England, one out of 10 dental nerve injuries are caused by implants that damage the inferior alveolar nerve which runs under the teeth in the jaw. As an Atlanta attorney who handles dental malpractice…
  • Dec 23

    Types of Dental Malpractice Experts in Georgia

    Types of Dental Malpractice Experts in Georgia
    In order to pursue a dental malpractice lawsuit in Georgia, the injured Plaintiff must attach an affidavit to the complaint from a dental expert stating at least one act of malpractice which caused or substantially contributed to the injuries…
Rank this Week: 2265

Georgia Adoption Law Blog

Georgia Adoption Law Blog

Covers adoption law issues in Georgia, including independent adoptions, agency adoptions, step-parent adoptions, relative adoptions, and international adoptions. By Stephen Worrall.

http://www.gaadoptionlaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jun 22

    10 Things Adoptive Parents Should Know (From An Adoptee’s Perspective)

    10 Things Adoptive Parents Should Know (From An Adoptee’s Perspective)
    I found a great article on the "Diary of a Not-So-Angry Asian Adoptee" blog today. The entire article is here. But here are the bullet points from the article:
  • Sep 11

    New China Consulate Appointment Policy

    New China Consulate Appointment Policy
    As a result of changes under the Hague Adoption Convention, U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou will only schedule adoptions appointments for applicants who have both an approved I-600A or I-800A form and a current fingerprint clearance from the FBI.…
Rank this Week: 2003

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 2055

Atlanta Probate Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Probate Lawyer Blog

Published by Adams Libby, LLC.

http://www.atlantaprobatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2147

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 17

    May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

    May is Motorcycle Awareness Month
    The Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones is joining the National highway Traffic Safety Administration to educate Georgians about safely "sharing the road" with motorcyclists. May 2014 is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, so we are taking this…
  • Apr 11

    Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones Sponsors Helmet Safety Event

    Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones Sponsors Helmet Safety Event
    At the Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones, we take pride in being involved with our Cobb County community. We believe that by giving back to the local citizens in Marietta and surrounding cities, our community will be an overall better place to…
  • Apr 9

    How Does The Insurance Claims Process Work?

    How Does The Insurance Claims Process Work?
    If you are in an auto accident, the process of insurance claims is fairly uniform. There are three key steps and it is essential that you have experience on your side to ensure that you recover the fair and deserved compensation. The injury…
Rank this Week: 2537

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Apr 16

    When will Georgia get medical marijuana?

    When will Georgia get medical marijuana?
    Governor Deal has been touched by the plight of epileptic and other chronically ill children in Georgia, and is waging a valiant war to get marijuana THC oil approved for their use. Despite getting a bill permitting medical use of THC through…
  • Apr 8

    Can you turn a gym into a court?

    Can you turn a gym into a court?
    By Jessica Towne My admin’s jaw dropped this morning when she read about a DUI case that was heard and decided in a court held inside a high school gym. She couldn’t believe you could turn a court into this kind of circus. She…
  • Apr 3

    Middle age drinking

    Middle age drinking
    By Jessica Towne Many DUIs could be prevented if middle-aged drivers considered that their bodies metabolizealcohol differently with age. Perhaps you know someone who has discovered that the older youget, the less you can drink before…
Rank this Week: 3750